Why prejudice can be dangerous?
Asked in Ethics and Morality
What is a real life example of prejudice?
There are many examples from the major to the trivial. The most often cited Prejudice against a race, white/black black/white. Prejudice in religion, Christian/Muslim Muslim/Christian. Age prejudice, young or old. There are also things such as a mob screaming for the lynching of someone before they have had a trial. Deciding that all pitbull dogs are dangerous and vicious because of one incident. Prejudice means literally pre-judging, deciding something before you have heard all the evidence.
Asked in Sociology, Health, History, Politics & Society
Reasons for the cause of prejudice?
I think one of the main reasons people hold prejudice beliefs is because they have a irrational fear to the unknown. For example I fear mice and I know that they aren't dangerous but either way it makes me nervous. But that is on a personal level, how would it affect society. That is my query. Why people have a prejudice and what gives rise to it. Fear you said is one factor, though irrational we still have it. What other factors are affecting the society through prejudice.
What is the difference between the movies Bride and Prejudice and Pride and Prejudice?
Asked in Example Sentences
How would you use the word prejudice in a sentence?
What types of prejudice existed in the great depression?
Asked in Pride and Prejudice
What is the prejudice part in the Pride and Prejudice?
Can the DA add a dismissed case to another case as a count?
Asked in Romantic Movies, Pride and Prejudice
How does elizabeth show pride in Pride and Prejudice?
Asked in Jobs & Education
A list of things about which people can be treated unfairly?
People can be treated unfairly for a variety of reasons. People can also perceive they are being treated unfairly based on their own thoughts or past experiences. Here are just some reasons people are or feel they are treated unfairly: Prejudice based on race Prejudice based on gender (male, female) Prejudice based on ethnicity Prejudice based on religious beliefs (or atheism) Prejudice based on class (upper versus lower class, for example) Prejudice based on age (ageism toward teens; toward senior citizens) Prejudice toward disabilities in general Prejudice toward a specific disability (ex. physical; verbal) Prejudice based on uniqueness of any kind Prejudice against mental illness Prejudice against alcoholics Prejudice against "drug addicts" Prejudice against "recovering drug addicts" Prejudice against homeless people Prejudice against people who are very poor Prejudice against people who don't wear nice clothing, nice shoes - dress well Prejudice against anyone who seems so unlike ourselves Prejudice against anyone whom we don't understand Prejudice for any reason, at any time, under any circumstances, from stupidity, ignorance, misunderstanding, or pure prejudice